Primary school


  • Teacher training and school infrastructure: Togo's primary education strengthened

    The Education for All in Togo project financed by AFD is entering into its implementation and extension phase, with the construction of primary schools and teacher training in the Maritime, Plateaux and Savanes Regions... Providing pedagogical support and better working conditions for staff in the newly-built primary schools
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  • Pilot schools, built with the help of parents, for more comfort

    In early June, twelve primary schools were opened in Kenge in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a few months after six other schools in the provinces of Bas-Congo and Kinshasa. These schools have been refurbished as part of the Primary Education Support Project (PESP) financed by AFD
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  • Scolarisation Primaire Universelle

    Indeed, it compares the number of children in primary school with the number of children in that age group. However, this indicator does not reflect the percentage of children who complete primary schooling as dropout rates are high in many developing countries
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  • Scolarisation Primaire Universelle

    Indeed, it compares the number of children in primary school with the number of children in that age group. However, this indicator does not reflect the percentage of children who complete primary schooling as dropout rates are high in many developing countries
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  • Scolarisation Primaire Universelle

    Indeed, it compares the number of children in primary school with the number of children in that age group. However, this indicator does not reflect the percentage of children who complete primary schooling as dropout rates are high in many developing countries
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  • Financing the priority investments of the Windward municipalities

    At the same time, AFD is supporting the sustainable development of the municipality of Taputapuatea and the reduction of its energy bill by providing assistance to four flagship projects: the upgrading of a small hydropower plant, the refurbishment of the sports center (an important sports, cultural and religious place), the reconstruction of the primary school (particularly exposed tocyclone risks) and the construction of a compostinghangar for digestible waste (as part of the organic agricultureactivity developed by the municipality)
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  • News

    This contributes to widening the inequality gap between children before they even start primary school... It also involves promoting their integration and success in the school system: in addition to running early childhood development workshops, the project supports the opening of nursery classes in public schools, and conducts academic support sessions for primary school pupils
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  • "French teaching" training certificate award ceremony for non-civil servant teachers in Madagascar

    80 % of the teaching staff in primary school. Although teacher training continues to be a priority objective for the Malagasy Government, training for non- civil servant teachers is one of the main challenges for Madagascar's education sector
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  • The French Development Agency in Beijing organizes events to aware young people on the preservation of biodiversity

    On May 30th, the grade six classes at the French School and a group of Chinese students from Xishiku primary school gathered around an interactive and didactic presentation on major biodiversity issues around a French expert from the consulting firm Biotope. They were shown the film The green revival of Panjin presenting the project implemented by AFD that consist in restorating the biggest wetland in the world in the Liaoning province
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    Primary completion rate: the total number of students successfully completing (or graduating from) the last year of primary school in a given year, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age in the population. Due to variations in the length of primary cycles and the sometimes selective nature of the end of year exam before lower secondary education, an estimation of the primary completion rate consists in measuring the access rate to the last year of primary school. (AFD
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